Daily Archives: April 30, 2015

Movie Review: The history of music’s “New Romantics” is explored in “Soul Boys of the Western World”

Spandau Ballet launched the “New Romantics” movement in pop’s New Wave, the music that blended punk and disco and fashion and paved the way for the “hair metal” and hip hop that followed as reactions to it. But Duran Duran, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “3 Hearts” gives Gainsbourg another emotional kick in the gut

Charlotte Gainsbourg has always had a flinch in her acting, a twitch that suggests she’s bracing for that next blow — physical or psychological. It made her the perfect Jane Eyre, perfect as Sean Penn’s I-know-he’ll-leave-me wife in “21 Grams,” … Continue reading

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Carey Mulligan — a feminist out of her time?

Glowing reviews are nothing new to English rose Carey Mulligan. The star of “An Education,” damsel in distress of “Drive” and Daisy Buchanan of the recent “Great Gatsby” is used to the sort of notices she’s earning for her turn … Continue reading

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